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Family Days Out in Carlisle


Next time you stop at Herding Hill, why not enjoy a family day out in the Northumberland area. With lots of different activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Walby Farm Park

Are you looking for a fun packed day that all the family will enjoy? Walby Farm Park is the perfect day trip for all the family, located 28 minutes from Herding Hill Campsite. With an adventure soft play area for all ages, even adults if they are daring enough to conquer the demon drop slide, outside play areas including trampolines and pedal cars, a tractor ride and animal paddocks with lots of farmyard animals who are just waiting to greet you. There is no doubt that you will enjoy your day at Walby Farm Park!

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Tullie House & Museum 

Located in the centre of Carlisle only 35 minutes away from Herding Hill campsite, Tullie House is one of the biggest and most attractive museums in the regions. Learn about all the stories they must tell you about Carlisle and Cumbria for over 125 years. They have lots of special events throughout the year so make sure you check their calendar to see if there is something on for when you decide to visit. They even have lots of trials to follow to make your visit even more exciting.

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Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle is a famous landmark located in the city centre. The castle has stood proud for more than nine centuries, withstood many sieges and remained a working fortress until well within living memory. Mary Queen of Scots even stayed in Carlisle Castle for 2 months before moving further down south. Learn all about the history and enjoy a stroll around the beautiful castle grounds. Carlisle Castle is only a 32 minutes’ drive away from Herding Hill which makes it the perfect location for a family day out.

Visit Cumbria has information on how you can visit.

Fusion Trampoline Park

If you are looking for an active packed, fun day then Fusion Trampoline Park is perfect! There are over 100 individual trampolines at the park with lots of different activities to enjoy from ninja warrior and parkour to a climbing wall and dodgeball. Fusion is the ideal family entertainment facility. However, if you adults don’t want to partake, you can lounge in the café area which over looks the whole trampoline park. Fusion Trampoline Park is only a 36 minutes’ drive from Herding Hill Campsite, located in Carlisle city centre.

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